Nick Jonas Reveals How He Was Inspired By Prince


(Radio.com) Nick Jonas released new album Last Year Was Complicated earlier this month and Jonas describes the progression of his music from boy band heart throb to adult RnB star.

One indelible influence along the way was Prince, whose legacy inspired Jonas to find new maturity and depth as a musician. "Hearing their stories about what an incredible performer and creative person [Prince] was, was so inspiring," he told Rolling Stone at Live Nation's National Concert Day.

A key moment for Jonas took place six years ago, when he played with members of Prince's New Power Generation with his blues-rock side project, Nick Jonas & the Administration. From there, the evolution to Last Year Was Complicated was natural and has proven successful. Read more here.

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